The Role Of The School Board
The Critical Functions of the School Board include the following:
Establish and periodically review district mission and clear goals for the educational system.
Adopt and periodically review district policies.
Provide Leadership to ensure that effective educational Practices are followed in all schools.
Ensure the establishment and maintenance of a district wide system for equitable and effective hiring, evaluation, compensation, and termination of district employees.
Approve all staff appointments and terminations.
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of district wide and school educational programs.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the superintendent on an ongoing and annual basis.
Ensure the establishment and maintenance of an effective district wide communication system.
Communicate with and respond to the community.
Establish a tax rate that meets the fiscal needs of the district.
Ensure the establishment and maintenance of an appropriate budget.
Monitor and approve the fiscal affairs of the district.
Ensure adequate learning environment, including site acquisition, Facilities, and equipment.